Period
to 18 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 169 130
Rank change year-on-year +11 -39 -53
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 57 87 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.28% 1.32% 2.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.82% 4.99% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 42 80 143
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +8.97%
10th Percentile £26,600 £23,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £49,875 £50,000 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -6.25% +6.67%

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,182 1,745 2,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 26.61% 26.46% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,044 1,485 1,995
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,356 £30,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £63,354 £61,250 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +13 32 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Pontefract - 12 £42,500 -
Ilkley -4 7 £32,500 -23.53%
Wakefield +5 3 - -
Bradford +25 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Wetherby -5 1 - -
Halifax -7 1 £45,000 +16.13%
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (80.70%) SQL
3 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
4 29 (50.88%) Windows
5 26 (45.61%) T-SQL
6 24 (42.11%) Windows Server
7 20 (35.09%) .NET
8 19 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (31.58%) VMware
10 17 (29.82%) C#
11 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
12 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (26.32%) Hyper-V
12 15 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
13 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
13 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
13 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (22.81%) IIS
14 13 (22.81%) XML
14 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
14 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (21.05%) vSphere
15 12 (21.05%) Firewall
16 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (19.30%) HTML
16 11 (19.30%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.81%) IIS
2 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.04%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.02%) Office 365
3 3 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.75%) NuGet
4 1 (1.75%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) Firewall
2 10 (17.54%) DNS
3 9 (15.79%) DHCP
4 8 (14.04%) SAN
5 5 (8.77%) LAN
6 4 (7.02%) VoIP
7 2 (3.51%) Broadband
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.51%) MPLS
7 2 (3.51%) WAN
8 1 (1.75%) IPsec
8 1 (1.75%) NAS
8 1 (1.75%) SMTP
8 1 (1.75%) SNMP
8 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (14.04%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.51%) MOLAP
9 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.51%) OLAP
9 2 (3.51%) OLTP
9 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.51%) ROLAP
10 1 (1.75%) MySQL
10 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.75%) Power BI
10 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) Moq
2 1 (1.75%) NUnit
2 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (12.28%) Legal
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Developer
2 13 (22.81%) .NET Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 11 (19.30%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (19.30%) C# Developer
4 11 (19.30%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Analyst
6 8 (14.04%) DBA
6 8 (14.04%) Project Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Administrator
7 7 (12.28%) Applications Support
7 7 (12.28%) SQL DBA
8 6 (10.53%) IT Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
10 4 (7.02%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) .NET
2 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
3 13 (22.81%) XML
4 11 (19.30%) CSS
4 11 (19.30%) HTML
5 10 (17.54%) CSS3
5 10 (17.54%) HTML5
6 3 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.51%) jQuery
7 2 (3.51%) MDX
8 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.75%) LESS
8 1 (1.75%) RESTful
8 1 (1.75%) Sass
8 1 (1.75%) SignalR
8 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.53%) Replication
4 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.51%) Handset
6 2 (3.51%) NHS
6 2 (3.51%) User Experience
7 1 (1.75%) Blog
7 1 (1.75%) Clustering
7 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.28%) Linux
6 5 (8.77%) Unix
7 1 (1.75%) Solaris
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 19 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (17.54%) MVVM
3 10 (17.54%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (15.79%) Migration
5 8 (14.04%) Coaching
5 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.53%) Business Continuity
7 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 6 (10.53%) ITIL
7 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 6 (10.53%) Time Management
8 5 (8.77%) Change Control
8 5 (8.77%) Change Management
8 5 (8.77%) High Availability
8 5 (8.77%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (8.77%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (80.70%) SQL
2 26 (45.61%) T-SQL
3 17 (29.82%) C#
4 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.51%) VB
6 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.75%) VB6
7 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) MCSE
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.77%) MCSA
2 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) CCSP
4 1 (1.75%) CCVP
4 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
3 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.51%) GDPR
3 2 (3.51%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) Hyper-V
2 12 (21.05%) vSphere
3 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.77%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.77%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) Cisco
4 4 (7.02%) Qualys
5 2 (3.51%) Adobe
5 2 (3.51%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) IDERA
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.75%) Avaya
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) ESET
6 1 (1.75%) F5
6 1 (1.75%) Freshdesk
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) Sonus